No Changes To Urban-Fishing Regs
The new, 2006 Urban Fishing Program brochures are available at all
Arizona Department of Game & Fish offices and fishing-license dealers in
The blue brochures highlight many of the lake-improvement projects that
were jointly completed by the department and the cities.
There are no changes to the Urban Fishing regulations from 2005—fish
limits remain the same, and the price of the Class U Urban Fishing License
is still only $16.
Fishing for rainbow trout has been good to excellent at most Urban
Program waters, but has been slow at a few lakes.
Urban Lakes nearby Alvord and Water Ranch have received extra trout
Trout have been biting best on worms and corn with Power Bait working
almost as well. With lake temperatures below 60 degrees, fishing for
catfish, bas, and bluegill has slowed.
Trout fishing at Green Valley lakes (Payson) continues to be good to
excellent for anglers using Power Bait or worms.
Bluegill and crappie are biting well on worms fished on the bottom or
under a small bobber.